"You see, as Mary Jo Foley reports in Microsoft Watch, in
Thailand, financial pressure from Linux desktops forced Microsoft
to first cut its prices, and then, and this is the interesting bit,
start releasing what the Bangkok Post, Thailand's leading
newspaper, calls 'Windows XP Lite.' This is a stripped-down version
of Windows Home for the Thai market.
"Microsoft's corporate spokesman Mark Martin denies that this is
the start of some kind of interim version of Windows, but at the
same time, Microsoft is keeping a close eye on how well 'XP Lite'
"Microsoft would be wise to do so. The Linux desktop is starting
to look a lot better to both home and business users..."
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